Shocking or No? Spankings Are Still the Norm for Half of Americans
Back in the ’60s, corporal punishment was common practice for a shocking 94 percent of parents in the US. While a lot of us may find this number unsettling, just as many don’t. In fact, half of all parents today admitted to punishing children by “spanking on the bottom with a bare hand” to a telephone poll conducted by the National Institutes for Mental Health.
Research Proves Size Does Matter When It Comes to Gifts
Spent all your money on one really great gift, but think you should also get a small gift so your loved one has something else to open? Think again. New research shows that a small gift could decrease the value of the more generous one in the eyes of the recipient.
‘National Chocolate Covered Anything Day’ Is the Best Excuse to Pig Out [VIDEOS]
Anel Fernandez, Getty Images Get out your fondue pot and anything you can impale on a toothpick, because this is a random national day of celebration worth getting into. Friday, December 16 is National Chocolate Covered Anything Day. Here are 10 ways to celebrate this holiday ...
Abercrombie & Fitch Proves ‘The Situation’ Isn’t as Important as He Thinks
The Fitch vs. The Sitch battle, started back in August when retail store Abercrombie & Fitch offered Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino money to stop wearing their clothes, continues to rage on. A&F filed a motion to dismiss the charges brought to them by the ‘Jersey Shore’ star who claimed the brand stole trademarked phrases from him by using them in t-shirts that mocked him.
Lindsay Lohan Has Her Chanel Back, Hawaiian Thief Can Keep the $10K
After some intense hours, Lindsay Lohan, who’s vacationing after completing less than a day of her 30-day jail sentence, has been reunited with her $5,000 purse and her passport, although she’s out about $10,000 in cash. At least the Chanel is safe.
Former Marine Can’t Stop Sending Spam to Troops Overseas
Most of us get annoyed when we receive spam, but one Maryland man has spent countless hours and money sending Spam to troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan so they can have a little bit of home while they’re away.
How Many Vacation Days Do Americans Waste Each Year?
Everyone likes vacation, and yet Americans prove themselves to be the workaholics they’re rumored to be by not using all of the vacation time allotted to them by employers.
What’s on TV Thanksgiving Day? — Thanksgiving TV and Movie Roundup
Hiroko Masuike, Getty Images / Wesley Hitt, Getty Images / Twentieth Century Fox You’ve got the meal all figured out, but there’s an entire day of preparation ahead of you and that means your family needs entertaining. You want to turn on the tube, but not lull the holiday spirit ...
5 Black Friday Apps to Help You Survive the Crowds
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images Are you pumped for the earlier Black Friday hours? Well, even if you're not, many people are, and that means crowds of clawing and elbowing customers will be looking for the best deals. Whether you're a seasoned Black Friday shopper or someone venturing out into the retail wilderness for the first time, you can save some hair pulling by letting your smart phone do mos
Kat Von D Tells Facebook Jesse James Cheated on Her With 19 Women
Try not to act too surprised, but Kat Von D learned that ex-fiance Jesse James cheated on her with at least 19 different women over the last year. She posted the news and aired some grievances in a note on her Facebook page yesterday.
Will Smiling Make You Look Younger?
We’ve always been told to watch out for those laugh lines, but apparently a smile can make you look younger right now, if not in the future. A new study shows that people are more likely to underestimate the age of a person with a happy expression.